Originally created 08/11/00

Club calendar



Comedy, variety

ABBI'S COFFEE MILL: 403 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez; Leslie Berry Saturday; 651-9111.

AJ'S BAR AND GRILL: 4314 Wrightsboro Road; 863-2206.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road; Crossroads tonight; bingo 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 12:30 p.m. Saturdays; 733-5184.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 178: 3219 Richmond Hill Road; oldies, rock and country music, steak and seafood Fridays; 793-1724.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; bingo Mondays and Fridays; disc jockey Saturdays; 733-4069.

BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS: 1336 Augusta West Parkway; 860-2373.

BIG EASY CAFE: 2183 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Indigo Blue featuring Kari Gaffney tonight; (803) 642-6778.

BOHNE'S PUB: 2701 Washington Road, Suite 2; 667-9192.

BORDERS BOOKS MUSIC & CAFE: 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; Mark McNelly tonight; Chris Hardy Saturday; Edna Stewart Wednesday; 737-6962.

CAFE ICTHUS: New Hope Activity Center, 715 Old Belair Road; 868-6410.

CLUB OASIS U.S. Highway 278, Beech Island; (803) 266-7840.

COCONUTS: 469 Highland Ave., Surrey Center; 738-8133.

THE COLISEUM: 1632 Walton Way; 733-2603.

CONTINUUM: 993 Ellis St.; jungle hip-hop with DJ Nick Snow on Wednesdays; urban hip-hop with DJ Q on Thursdays; eclectic house music Fridays and trance techno house music Saturdays; 799-4990.

THE COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; Michael King tonight, Saturday and Wednesday; Bart Sunday; Keith Gregory Thursday; 724-4511.

EAGLES NEST: Ramada Inn Hotel, 640 Broad St.; 722-5541.

FINISH LINE CAFE: 4046 Belair Road; Buddy from Flashback today and Saturday; 855-5999.

THE FIREHOUSE: 1145 Broad St.; 826-9955.

FOX'S LAIR: Telfair Inn, 349 Telfair St.; Live entertainment tonight and Saturday; Kari Gaffney Thursday; 774-1004.

GOODFELLA'S: 3328 Washington Road; the Tams tonight; Tony Howard Saturday; Saundra and Shelly Monday and Wednesday; Coconut Groove Parrothead party Tuesday; Blues Express Thursday; 863-5779.

GREENE STREETS: 402 11th St.; karaoke nightly; national karaoke contest Tuesday and Saturday; 823-2002.

HOLLEY HOUSE: Richland Avenue, Aiken; all-request Thursdays; shag night Fridays; shag dance class Mondays; line dance classes Tuesdays; (803) 648-4265.

I-SPY: Inn of Aiken; Bill Tolbert and Company tonight; DJ Patrick Saturday; (803) 502-1146.

JERRI'S PLACE: 660 Broad St.; Kato on keyboard Thursdays.

JOE'S GRILL: 900 S. Main St., New Ellenton; pool tournament Fridays; (803) 652-3769.

JOE'S UNDERGROUND: Basement club at Eighth and Broad streets; Pat Blanchard and Big Mighty tonight; the People Across the Street Saturday; Ruskin Monday; Keith Gregory Tuesday and Wednesday; Steven Jackson Thursday; 724-9457.

THE JUNCTION: 1212 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (803) 649-0794.

KELLI'S SPORTS BAR AND NIGHTCLUB: 2320 Gordon Highway; techno, trance and jungle music today and Saturday; hip-hop and reggae Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 738-4169.

KOKOPELLI'S: 3415´ Wrightsboro Road; Shinebox tonight and Saturday; East Coast Boys Thursday; 738-1881.

LAVERNE'S BAR AND GRILL: 258 Pleasure Island Road, Gloverville; (803) 593-2245.

METRO: A COFFEE HOUSE: 1054 Broad St.; live music Thursdays, songwriter series first and third Mondays featuring Jennifer Daniels, Jeff Neal and Steven Jackson; 722-6468.

MICHAEL'S RESTAURANT AND PIANO BAR: 2860 Washington Road; Marilyn Adcock Tuesday-Saturday; karaoke Mondays; 733-0913.

POP A TOP BAR AND GRILL: 1424 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; karaoke tonight and Saturday; 278-5144.

ON THE RIVER CAFE: Riverwalk Augusta; Blues Express Saturday; East Coast Players Sunday; Jar Thursday; 828-2100.

PAT'S RESTAURANT AND PUB: 201 Richland Ave. W., Aiken; (803) 648-1028.

PORTHOLE SALOON & GRILL: 1925 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (803) 649-5239.

THE PUTTERS LOUNGE: Airport Inn, Doug Barnard Parkway; live band Fridays and Saturdays; karaoke Sunday; 798-5501.

RICHARD'S PLACE: 2416 Windsor Spring Road, Meadow Wood shopping center; Country Gents and Brenda on Fridays and Saturdays; 793-6330.

ROBBIE'S SPORTS PUB: 2834 Washington Road; D.J. Zack Tyler tonight, Saturday and Wednesday; Soul Night with Fred Nice on Sunday; 738-0866.

RON'S TAVERN: 548 Broad St.; DJ tonight and Saturday; 828-0078.

SHANNON'S: 300 Shartom Drive, off Washington Road; D.J. tonight and Saturday; Tony Howard Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday; 860-0698.

THE SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; live jazz Wednesday; 724-8880.

SUPER C'S: 2746 Tobacco Road; talent show today; Michael Biggers Wednesday; MGs perform old-school music Thursdays; 796-1129.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 649: 2430 Windsor Spring Road; the Common Man Band tonight; 790-4282.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 3200: 1 Gun Club Road; bingo Thursdays; 736-9046.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 5877: S.C. Highway 19, Aiken; (803) 648-0119.

WHEELER TAVERN: 3664 Wheeler Road; 868-5220.

Country

CAROLINA JAMBOREE: 98 Johnson St., Belvedere; (803) 279-1958.

CLUB BARCELONA: 2533 Peach Orchard Road; Jimmy Smithey and the Sudden Thunder Band with Mike Borrero on keyboards Fridays and Saturdays; 790-3093.

THE COUNTRY RANCH: 2510 Storm Branch Road, Beech Island; Hard Country Band today; karaoke Wednesdays; (803) 867-2388.

DURANGO'S BAR AND GRILL: 4125 Peach Orchard Road; Borderline Music Company today and Saturday; karaoke Tuesdays; free line dance Wednesdays and Fridays; pool tournament Wednesdays and Sundays; 592-1155.

FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; open blind-draw dart tournament Tuesday and Thursday; karaoke with Linda Eubanks on Fridays and Saturdays; 790-6810.

FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 1197: 1999 Scott Road; Crossroads Band Saturday; bingo Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 790-8040.

THE HONKY TONK: 1602 Gordon Highway at Tubman Home Road; Rhes Reeves and the Augusta Allstars Monday-Saturday; Steve Chappell on Fridays; dance lessons Monday-Saturday; 560-0551.

TNT'S RUB IT INN LOUNGE AND HOAGIE HOUSE: 2704 Gordon Highway; Broken Arrow Band with T-Bone Fridays and Saturdays; 651-0110.

SAFARI LOUNGE: 2323 Peach Orchard Road; Turning Point with Allen Lowe Fridays and Saturdays; 793-0587.

SILVER BULLET LOUNGE: 2423 Milledgeville Road; Silver Bullet Band and Tommy Cashwell Wednesdays-Saturdays; 737-6134.

TOMMY'S PLACE: 2610 Peach Orchard Road; live music Saturday; 793-9303.

WOODEN BARREL LOUNGE: 3317 Peach Orchard Road; 798-3866.

Blues and jazz

CAFE DU TEAU: 1855 Central Ave.; keyboardist Buzz Clifford Thursdays-Saturdays; Mr. Clifford with Cafe du Teau jazz band Sundays; 733-3505.

PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way; Silk Screens Wednesdays; Edna Stewart, solo piano, Thursdays; All That Jazz on Fridays; Air Apparent on Saturdays; 737-2428.

THE PRIVATE "I": 2507 Thomas Lane at Jennings Road; disco Fridays and Saturdays; live jazz and rhythm and blues Sundays; 793-9944.

SMITTY'S LOUNGE: 1815 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; Doris Allen and Festus Harris tonight; DJ Mike on Thursdays; 722-6670.

TOUCH OF CLASS: 3129 Damascus Road; DJs weekly; singles night Wednesdays; featured birthdays Thursdays; disco weekends; 737-4845.

WORD OF MOUTH CAFE: 724 Broad St.; S&S Band tonight and Saturday; Tony Howard and karaoke Thursdays; 722-3477.

Urban, dance

HARPO'S: 2864 Deans Bridge Road; Motown Mondays; classical fare and ladies' night Tuesdays; Cold Sweat on Wednesdays; Soul Dimension on Saturdays; Motown on Thursdays; 560-1166.

MILLENNIUM: 1511 North Leg Road; DJ Fred Nice on Fridays; DJ Mojo on Saturdays; DJ Thursdays; 733-5922.

STOPPERS RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE: 3054 Damascus Road; ladies' night Fridays; Gong Show with Sandman Rick on Wednesdays; Blind Man Ray on Mondays; Big Daddy on Tuesdays; tailgate party with Music Man on Saturdays; 733-5116.

AIKEN BREWING CO. 140 Laurens St. S.W., Aiken; Keith Gregory tonight; (803) 502-0707.

CUZ'S PLACE: Tobacco Road; 790-4623.

FIVE PINES SALOON: 2301 Gordon Highway; 738-3273.

THE HAVEN: 912 Broad St.; concerts first Fridays; 724-2637.

HIGHLANDER: 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; live entertainment tonight; folk music Tuesday; 278-2796.

HIGHLITE TAVERN: 3602 Milledgeville Road; pool tournament Saturdays; 301 dart tournament Tuesday; 737-6122.

INFERNAL RACKET: 304 Eighth St.; the Decrepits, Bob 306, and the Kickbacks tonight; 722-4060.

LIME LITE CAFE: 1325 Augusta West Parkway; 731-0220.

NACHO MAMA'S: 976 Broad St.; 724-0501.

THE PLAYGROUND: 873 Broad St.; Pulpwood Smith tonight; Fool's Paradise Saturday; Jenga Wednesday; foosball Thursdays; 724-5399.

RED LION PUB: 1936 Walton Way.

SURREY TAVERN: 471 Highland Ave.; Soul Dimension tonight and Saturday; Pat Blanchard and the Big Mighty Monday and Tuesday; Joe Stephenson Wednesday; 736-1221.

TEX'S TAVERN: 1119 Sandbar Ferry Road, Beech Island; Heavy Dose tonight; dart night Monday; ladies' night Thursday; 867-3800.

TIME PIECEZ: 730 Broad St.; rock night Thursdays; Fishbowl Fridays; ladies' night Saturdays; 828-5888.

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